eparch

Primary Meanings of eparch

1.
n
a bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy in the Eastern Church
2.
n
the governor or prefect of an eparchy in ancient Greece
Full Definitions of eparch
1

n a bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy in the Eastern Church

Type of:
bishop
a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
2

n the governor or prefect of an eparchy in ancient Greece

Type of:
governor
the head of a state government

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